Early life[ edit ] This section's tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. See Wikipedia's guide to writing better articles for suggestions. His mother was a Wesleyan University graduate[ citation needed ] in economics [ citation needed ] and his father owned a service station. A sister, Cheryl, would later become an administrator at a college in Springfield, Illinois.
|15 Quotes From The Road Less Traveled by Scott Peck · MoveMe Quotes||The Road Less Traveled: Pecked served in Administrative posts in the government during his career as a psychiatrist and also served in the U.|
|See a Problem?||Finally, at age 15, during the spring holiday of his third year, he came home and refused to return to the school, whereupon his parents sought psychiatric help for him and he was much to his amusement in later life diagnosed with depression and recommended for a month's stay in a psychiatric hospital unless he chose to return to school. He also served in the U.|
Evil is that which kills spirit. There are various essential attributes of life -- particularly human life -- such as sentience, mobility, awareness, growth, autonomy, will. It is possible to kill or attempt to kill one of these attributes without actually destroying the body.
Thus we may "break" a horse or even a child without harming a hair on its head.
Erich Fromm was acutely sensitive to this fact when he broadened the definition of necrophilia to include the desire of certain people to control others-to make them controllable, to foster their dependency, to discourage their capacity to think for themselves, to diminish their unpredectibility and originalty, to keep them in line.
Distinguishing it from a "biophilic" person, one who appreciates and fosters the variety of life forms and the uniqueness of the individual, he demonstrated a "necrophilic character type," whose aim it is to avoid the inconvenience of life by transforming others into obedient automatons, robbing them of their humanity.
Evil then, for the moment, is the force, residing either inside or outside of human beings, that seeks to kill life or liveliness. And goodness is its opposite.
Goodness is that which promotes life and liveliness.M. Scott Peck has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings. M. Scott Peck’s most popular book is The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Tradi.
The theme is on Scott Peck's definition of love and his description of true love.
by gitano in Types > Reviews > Book, love, and Psychology This is an exert I have made from Scott Pecks book "The Road Less Traveled."5/5(1). In this, the second in a series of audio programs based on his landmark work, M.
Scott Peck explores love, our key to personal growth and fulfillment. Dr.
Peck offers both case histories and personal experiences in an attempt to define what it is we mean by love, and to clarify the confusions and misconceptions that arise in our thinking about it/5(2). The Road Less Traveled Summary is an ultra-popular psychological book by M.
Scott Peck, aiming to redefine concepts as ubiquitous as love and religion, and striving to demonstrate how understanding discipline and grace is essential to both leading a healthier . The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth (New York: Simon & Schuster, ).
Confronting and solving problems is . Morgan Scott Peck (May 22, – September 25, ) was an American psychiatrist and best-selling author who wrote the book The Road Less Traveled, published in